prohormone

noun

pro·​hor·​mone (ˈ)prō-ˈhȯr-ˌmōn How to pronounce prohormone (audio)
: a physiologically inactive precursor of a hormone

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“Prohormone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prohormone. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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